There are 31 flavors of Gatorade as of 2014. There are seven product lines of Gatorade beverages that each come in a variety of flavors. Gatorade's product lines include Gatorade Sports Fuel Drink, Gatorade Thirst Quencher Original, Gatorade Thirst Quencher Frost, Gatorade Thirst Quencher Fierce, Gatorade Low-Calorie G2, Gatorade Protein Shake and Gatorade Recover.Continue Reading
Gatorade Sports Fuel Drink is designed to be consumed prior to exercise or strenuous activities, such as sports. This beverage is available in fruit punch, berry, orange and grape flavors. There are eight Thirst Quencher Original flavors, including cool blue, fruit punch, lemon-lime, lemonade, lime cucumber, rain-berry, orange and berry. Thirst Quencher Frost comes in glacier freeze, orange strawberry, riptide rush, glacier cherry and tropical mango. The third kind of Thirst Quencher, Gatorade Thirst Quencher Fierce, is available in green apple, grape, melon, strawberry, blue cherry and fruit punch.
Gatorade Low-Calorie G2 is available in a wide variety of flavors, including tropical blend, blueberry pomegranate, fruit punch, glacier freeze, grape, lemon-lime, orange and raspberry melon. Gatorade Protein Shake and Gatorade Recover are both designed to be consumed after participating in sports activities or completing a workout. The protein shake is available in vanilla, cookies and cream, chocolate and peanut butter-chocolate. Gatorade Recover is available in kiwi strawberry, mixed berry and tropical orange.Learn more about Soft Drinks
The main differences between Powerade and Gatorade are the amount of sugar, the type of sugar used and the amount of sodium. Both provide the hydration and electrolytes needed after a workout.Full Answer >
Gatorade is acidic, with a pH range of 2.9 to 3.2. According to dental experts, any substance with a pH value below 5.2 can cause the erosion of teeth enamel.Full Answer >
Gatorade does not contain caffeine, a stimulant commonly found in coffee, tea and soda. Gatorade contains electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium, which are essential for hydration and proper organ function. Electrolytes replace nutrients that are lost by the body during physical activities.Full Answer >
Everyday Health states that Gatorade helps prevent dehydration by providing fluids and helping to restore the body's electrolyte balance. Gatorade is effective in preventing and treating dehydration in seniors, athletes and those with dehydrating illnesses, such as diarrhea. Gatorade or other sports drinks are recommended for rehydration during lengthy periods of strenuous exercise.Full Answer >